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470. Christ Jesus lay

Text Information
First Line: Christ Jesus lay in death's strong bands
Title: Christ Jesus lay
Original Language: German
Author: Martin Luther
Translator: Richard Massie
Language: English
Publication Date: 1992
Source: Christ lag in Todesbanden, Eyn Enchiridion, 1524; Martin Luther's Spiritual Songs, 1854, alt.
Tune Information
Composer: J. S. Bach
Meter: 87. 87. 78. 74
Key: d minor or modal
Source: Gesangb├╝chlein, Wittenberg, 1524; adapted from CHRIST IST ERSTANDEN; harmonized by J. S. Bach, from Cantata No. 4, Christ lag in Todesbanden, ca. 1708

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